Angel Beets


Angel is responsible for the overall strategy, profitability, and organizational makeup of our firm. Angel started at Gilman Partners in 2018 as the Marketing Director and was named Co-Managing Partner in 2020. In 2023, Angel took the helm as CEO. In addition to running the firm, she provides strategic oversight for GP Elevate, the firm’s leadership development program designed to prepare high-potential leaders for executive roles. She also develops custom training programs for leadership teams across the region and leads strengths training sessions for businesses and nonprofit groups. Prior to joining our firm, Angel worked for public relations firms in Indianapolis, Chicago, and the Greater Cincinnati area. Passionate about education and lifelong learning, Angel served as Professor of Communication at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana for a decade and has taught a wide range of courses at Indiana University East, Northern Kentucky University, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Sinclair Community College. She is a member of Impact 100 and serves on the board of Crayons to Computers. Angel is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class 44 and proudly serves as the president of her Leadership Northern Kentucky class of 2018. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and her master’s in interpersonal communication from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.